Posted on 06/15/2022 at 03:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors' weekly self-publishing news roundup is jam-packed with news from the world of audiobooks. Dan Holloway...

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Posted on 06/15/2022 at 11:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Visualization is a powerful psychological technique. Author Barbara Linn Probst isn't suggesting it as a way to manifest your goals...

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Posted on 06/14/2022 at 11:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some of the habits we developed during the pandemic aren't quite going away. For example, some readers — and authors...

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Posted on 06/13/2022 at 02:47 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When author James Byrne was asked to write a piece on how to pace a thriller novel, he was honored....

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Posted on 06/12/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Advice on any given topic rarely is one-size-fits-all. But if there's one common thread among suggestions for writers can get...

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Posted on 06/11/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Internal contradictions in a contract are a bad sign, for a number of reasons. It could forewarn of shenanigans, predict...

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Posted on 06/10/2022 at 03:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors have a tongue-in-cheek bad reputation when it comes to their treatment of main characters. But suffering does, as it...

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Posted on 06/10/2022 at 08:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Social media is a powerful tool for a business to connect with customers — there's no doubt about that. But...

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Posted on 06/09/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Character-writing advice almost always includes reminders to (and advice on how to) portray them as complex, not one-dimensional. So villains...

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Posted on 06/09/2022 at 09:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors has provided a deep-dive into writing for audio. It comes courtesy of two contributors: Jules...

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